Gluten-free diets: Can people with celiac disease eat oats and oatmeal?

(Natural News) Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that causes damage to the small intestine. When people with this disease ingest gluten, this protein triggers an immune response that damages the villi, which are small projections along the small intestine necessary for nutrient absorption. The consequences of gluten consumption for people with celiac disease can be severe, hence they...
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Conclusions The long-term risks of autoimmune disorders are significantly higher in patients with allergic diseases. Allergic diseases and autoimmune disorders show age- and sex-related clustering patterns.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Asthma and allergy Original Articles: Asthma and allergy Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewFunctional dyspepsia is a common condition, and the condition is defined by symptoms using Rome IV criteria. This review addresses the issue of functional dyspepsia in elderly patients, epidemiology, investigation, and treatment.Recent FindingsRecent studies show that while the prevalence of dyspepsia declines in the elderly, it is still prevalant investigations to confirm the diagnosis (including mandatory upper gastrointestinal endoscopy) must exclude organic disease. These include ulcers (particularly associated with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs),Helicobacter pylori pathologies, cancer, c...
Source: Current Gastroenterology Reports - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Our results have not confirmed the usefulness of the POC test in screening the general population of first-grade schoolchildren. Further research is needed to establish the true epidemiology of CD in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County and to confirm the value of the rapid test in comparison with standard antibody CD testing. PMID: 31687014 [PubMed]
Source: Gastroenterology Research and Practice - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterol Res Pract Source Type: research
AbstractAimPatients with celiac disease (CeD) are prone to develop other autoimmune diseases such as autoimmune thyroid disease and type 1 diabetes. While 7.5% of first-degree relatives (FDRs) of patients with CeD develop CeD, it is not clear whether FDRs of patients with CeD are at higher risk of developing autoimmune thyroid disease.MethodsIn this prospective case-control study, we recruited 194 FDRs (males 53.1%) of 91 patients with CeD and 140 age-matched healthy controls (males 76.4%). They were screened for CeD using anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (anti-tTG Ab) and thyroid disease using a symptom questionnai...
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Patients with type 1 DM should be examined for thyroid diseases, and patients with suspected thyroid disease should be evaluated with a thyroid ultrasound. Type 1 DM and PTC coexistence albeit very rare; It should be known that type 1 diabetes can be seen together with thyroid cancer. PMID: 31686641 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Diabetes Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Curr Diabetes Rev Source Type: research
In this study, 40 patients of CD and 40 healthy control samples were genotyped for HLA-DQB1 and 14 patients of CD and 14 healthy control samples were genotyped for HLA-DQA1genes using the SSP-PCR technique and a commercial kit.The DQA1*05 allele had the highest frequency among the patient group (42.86%). The frequency of this allele was 28.57% in healthy controls, and there was no statistically significant difference in this case (p= 0.771).The DQB1*02 allele was the most common in patients (33.75%) followed by the DQB1*03 allele (31.25%).The difference in frequency of the HLA-DQB1*02 allele in the patient and control grou...
Source: Human Antibodies - Category: Biochemistry Tags: Hum Antibodies Source Type: research
Authors: Oujamaa I, Sebbani M, Elmoumou L, Bourrahouate A, El Qadiry R, El Moussaoui S, Ait Sab I, Sbihi M, Ennazk L, El Mghari-Tabib G, El Ansari N, Baizri H, Amine M, Admou B Abstract Objective: We aimed to determine the prevalence of specific auto-antibodies to celiac disease (CD) in Moroccan type 1 diabetic (T1D) patients and compare the clinical and biological characteristics of seropositive and seronegative cases. Patients and Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out on 276 T1D patients including 109 adults and 167 pediatric cases. The screening for CD was performed by an Elisa IgA anti-tissue tra...
Source: International Journal of Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Int J Endocrinol Source Type: research
Gamma chain ( γc) cytokines (interleukin 2 [IL2], IL4, IL7, IL9, IL15 and IL21) signal via a common γc receptor. IL2 regulates the immune response, whereas IL21 and IL15 contribute to development of autoimmune disorders, including celiac disease. We investigated whether BNZ-2, a peptide designed to inhibit IL15 and IL21, blocks these cytokines selectively and its effects on intraepithelial cytotoxic T cells.
Source: Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
Colgrave Coeliac disease (CD) is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the ingestion of gluten that is associated with gastrointestinal issues, including diarrhea, abdominal pain, and malabsorption. Gluten is a general name for a class of cereal storage proteins of wheat, barley, and rye that are notably resistant to gastrointestinal digestion. After ingestion, immunogenic peptides are subsequently recognized by T cells in the gastrointestinal tract. The only treatment for CD is a life-long gluten-free diet. As such, it is critical to detect gluten in diverse food types, including those where one would not expect to fi...
Source: Molecules - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Conclusions: Our study confirms that CD and PWAG share comorbidities of autoimmune nature. PWAG had more autoimmune/allergy-related disorders that may be associated with non-celiac gluten sensitivity a self-justifiable reason to be on the diet.
Source: Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: ONLINE ARTICLES: Original Articles Source Type: research
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